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[movies]Why Girls Leave Home (Part I) Greencroft Harem Party - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is one of three amateur films documenting a private costume party at the Hamber residence at 3838 Cypress Street. The film shows footage of Aldyen Hamber and 5 unidentified female guests in costumes, dancing, smoking and making fruit offerings to a costumed Eric Hamber. 1927. Item # MI-136
Keywords: Costume; Dancing; Parties
Downloads: 6,188
[movies][Duck hunting]
Item is an amateur film documenting men in rowboats on a lake hunting ducks with dogs, and Victor Vance Spencer training the dogs. [1950?]. Item # MI-81
Keywords: Hunting; Rowboats; Dogs
Downloads: 2,342
[movies]Playground feature - Vancouver (B.C.) Board of Parks and Recreation
Item is a documentary film documenting John Lawson Park in West Vancouver. The film contains footage of the proposed playscape model for the playground as well as footage of the completed playground with children playing on it. The film also documents an interview between two unidentified men at the playground. [between 1968 and 1973]. Item # MI-110
Keywords: Children; Children's activities; Playgrounds; Parks; Architectural models
Downloads: 1,368
[movies]Playground films - special events - Vancouver (B.C.) Board of Parks and Recreation
Item is a documentary film documenting various recreational activities and special events taking place in park playgrounds in Vancouver. The film contains footage of special events such as the 1967 Sandbox Project, the Annual Kids Fishing Derby, and the Soap-box Derby. The recreational activities documented include baseball, children's fishing, Ukrainian dancing, outdoor ballet dancing, boxing, bicycle riding, basketball, volleyball, outdoor gymnastics, children's games, and musical performances...
Keywords: Boxing; Cycling; Ballet; Children's activities; Competitions; Dancing; Hiking; Playgrounds; Tug of war; Baseball; Fishing; Basketball; Volleyball; Gymnastics; Games; Music; Children; Ceremonies; Parades; Bagpipes; Dinners and dining; Trophies; Schools
Downloads: 1,148
[movies][Jersey Farms dairy plant]
Item is a documentary film documenting a Chilliwack Cartage Co. truck driving in Fraser Valley and arriving at Jersey Farms dairy plant at 2256 W. Broadway. Film documents the operations at the plant in considerable detail. [ca. 1940]. Item # MI-11
Keywords: Dairy plants
Downloads: 233
[movies]North Wind Films - Edited W/P 'Slumach' [An execution by hanging and After the first snow] - Yaletown Productions Inc.
[197-]. Film contains footage copied for the film "Curse of the lost gold mine." Copies of archives footage are from the American Mutoscope and Biograph Co. 1905-H69962 An execution by hanging; and 1903-H33408 After the first snow. Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-299
Keywords: Sleighs and sleds; Snow
Downloads: 493
[movies]Where Timber Wolves Call - Tommy Tompkins Wildlife Films
1974. Item is an educational wildlife film narrated by Tommy Tompkins. In addition to wolves, the film features many wild animals in their natural habitats including beaver, weasels, grizzly bears, moose, deer, mountain sheep, ducks, geese, coyotes, elk, cougar and ptarmigan. Filmed by Tommy Tompkins. Produced and edited by Mike [Michael] Collier. Reference code: AM1553-5-S4-: MI-558
Keywords: Snow; Animals; Wildlife; Rivers; Forests
Downloads: 353
[movies]Mountain springtime - Tommy Tompkins Wildlife Films
[1976]. Film was a wildlife/educational piece presented by B.C. Hydro and narrated by Tommy Tompkins. Produced and edited by Michael Collier. Film features footage of swelling rivers, many different flora as well as wild animals, and their young, in their natural habitats. Wildlife featured include: moose, deer, beaver, squirrels, muskrats, geese, groundhogs, loons, osprey, fish, black bears, owls, racoons, gyrfalcons, eagles, mountain goats, foxes, lynx, cougar kittens, marmots, and grizzly bea...
Keywords: Lakes; Forests; Rivers; Lakes and ponds; Mountains--British Columbia; Animals
Downloads: 383
[movies]Bathing Party - Shooting Sask[atchewan?] Oct/26 - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is an amateur film documenting Eric Hamber and five male companions bathing nude in a lake, game shooting with hunting rifle and spending time outside a log cabin. 1926. Item # MI-134
Keywords: Automobiles; Lakes and ponds; Dogs; Men; Log cabins
Downloads: 1,127
[movies]P5 - Atomic Blasts [Nevada] - early 1970 - Mike Collier - Michael Collier
1970. Item is a home movie showing nuclear explosions at the Nevada test site. Filmed during the day and at night. Reference code: AM1553-1-S2-: MI-578
Keywords: Explosions
Downloads: 212
Item is an amateur film documenting a Vancouver Golden Jubilee Parade. Film documents floats including the Electrical Contractors, Tyees Grouse Mountain, the Japanese-Canadian Citizens' League, Seaport Crown Fish Co., Ltd., Grace Hospital, Hodgson Lumber Company, Fraser River Sockeye, the Vancouver Rowing Club, and a float reading "Good citizenship and British ideals built Vancouver". 26 Aug. 1936...
Keywords: Floats (Parades); Jubilee celebrations
Downloads: 88
[movies][Dolly Varden Mine]
Item is an amateur film documenting Mount Dolly Varden, men exploring the area, and footage shot from a railroad scooter. [1928?]. Item # MI-40
Keywords: Mountains--British Columbia; Men; Mining
Downloads: 303
[movies][Fishing] - Victor Vance Spencer
Item is an amateur film documenting a baby in a garden, and men fishing from a boat and digging clams. [1950?]. Item # MI-86
Keywords: Infants; Flowers; Fishing
Downloads: 334
[movies]"Everest" - tape #18 - film transfer - Yaletown Productions Inc.
Oct. 24, 1991. Item is "Everest - Climb for Hope" footage transferred from original 16mm camera film footage. Reference code: AM1553-8-S6-: MI-458
Downloads: 111
[movies]Everest - cam[era] rolls 1 to 19 - Yaletown Productions Inc.
Oct. 20, 1991. Film is raw footage for the film "Everest - climb for hope." Reference code: AM1553-8-S6-: MI-330
Keywords: Snow; Domestic animals; Hiking; Mountains; Mountain climbing
Downloads: 29
[movies]Everest - Cam[era] rolls 13 to 24 - Yaletown Productions Inc.
Oct. 2, 1991. Film is raw footage shot for the documentary "Everest - Climb for hope." Reference code: AM1553-8-S6-: MI-323
Keywords: Snow; Hiking; Mountain climbing; Views; Tents; Camping; Birds; Trucks; Domestic animals; Farmers
Downloads: 12
[movies]Bride leaving
Item is an amateur film documenting Isabell Louise Spencer's wedding to John Kenneth Newbury on 24 August 1938 at St. Andrew's-Wesley Church, 1022 Nelson Ave. in Vancouver. Film documents the bride and groom recessing and leaving the church. [24 Aug. 1938]. Item # MI-80
Keywords: Weddings
Downloads: 119
[movies]Hypothermia and Cold Water Near Drowning - Yaletown Productions Inc.
1989. Item is a sponsored production produced by Yaletown Productions for Transport Canada, the Canadian Coastguard, and the Department of National Defence (DND). Item is the English version sub-master. Reference code: AM1553-8-S10-: MI-364
Downloads: 72
[movies]Sawmill - New Horizon Films Ltd.
1974. Film is a short following the lumbering process from cutting the tree down to loading the ships with lumber. Reference code: AM1553-2-S3-: MI-269
Keywords: Mountains--British Columbia; Logging; Lumbering
Downloads: 103
[movies]Electric City / Neon Madman - Neon - Michael Collier
1973. Item is raw camera footage shot for the never completed film which was tentatively titled "Neon Madman" or "Electric City." Includes night street scenes featuring neon lights on Granville Street and Georgia Street, including: Movieland Arcade, Sam's, the Orpheum, Vogue Theatre, Bowmac and more. Also includes scenes of traffic, and shop windows. Reference code: AM1553-1-S3-: MI-565
Keywords: Traffic; Signs and signboards; Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.); Lighting
Downloads: 285
[movies]Protest - Film shot by Hans Sipma.
Item is a documentary film documenting a street demonstration in Vancouver in July 1981 protesting the screening of the sexually explicit feature film Caligula in a conventional movie house (not a pornographic establishment). The film includes footage of a crowd of several dozen adults and children carrying placards and picketing the Towne Cinema (919 Granville Street) where Caligula was being shown, a spokesperson for the organization United Citizens for Integrity explaining their reasons for p...
Keywords: Downtown (Vancouver; B.C.); Demonstrations; Theatres; Crowds; Streets
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[movies]The Curse Of The Lose [Lost Gold] Mine - Yaletown Productions Inc.
1994. Item is the D-2 Master cassette version of "Curse of the lost gold mine." A documentary-style show that features dramatized re-enactments of actual historical events. The narrative combines a current expedition into the Pitt Lake area to search for the ... ┬╗mine and evidence of other prospectors with an actor [Donnelly Rhodes] playing an old prospector telling tales and legends, the story is filled out with dramatizations and interviews...
Downloads: 67
[movies]City Lights Etc. - William Gardner
Item is an amateur film documenting Vancouver city lights at night in 1964, including several neon signs and Theatre Row on Granville Street. The film also contains snow scenes and footage of the William Gardner family at Capilano Road in North Vancouver in December 1964 and January 1965, and footage of the family at their West Vancouver home between May and July 1965. [1964-1965]. Item # MI-122
Keywords: Snow; Children; Children's activities; Families; Family recreation; Businesses; Advertisements; Downtown (Vancouver; B.C.)
Downloads: 418
[movies]Empire Games swimming pool - John Gansner
An amateur film documenting diving and synchronized swimming events at the Empire and Commonwealth Games, 1954, in Vancouver. Item #MI-17
Keywords: Vancouver; Empire and Commonwealth Games; swimming; diving; sports
Downloads: 403
Item is an amateur film documenting a Spencer family Christmas gathering. Film documents Gertrude Spencer and a baby, likely Andrea Ellen Spencer. Film also documents Peggy Spencer and others in party hats, and people with tennis raquets. [1959?]. Item # MI-94
Keywords: Infants; Family; Celebrations
Downloads: 670
[movies]Alaska - Peggy Spencer and Victor Vance Spencer
Item is an amateur film documenting Victor Vance and Peggy Spencer's vacation in Alaska and the Yukon Territory. Film documents mountains, Sam McGee's Cabin in Whitehorse, Y.T. and the Watson Lake Hotel and Watson Lake Signpost Forest in Watson Lake, Y.T. Film also includes footage of Victor Vance Spencer. [1952?]. Item # MI-90
Keywords: Mountains--Canada
Downloads: 133
[movies]Baden Baden, Germany - Base Closure - tape 46 - Yaletown Productions Inc.
[1993]. Item is raw camera footage shot for "Return of the Cold Warriors" a half hour television documentary about the history and closing of the last Canadian Military base in Germany. Reference code: AM1553-8-S10-: MI-548
Downloads: 44
[movies][Use of milk products]
Item is a documentary film documenting a woman preparing a meal using dairy products and serving the meal to a young boy. Film documents the use of milk, whipping cream, butter, and sour cream. [ca. 1940]. Item # MI-12
Keywords: Food; Dairy
Downloads: 51
[movies]Granville Street Bridge, reel 3 - Lew Parry Film Productions for the Vancouver (B.C.). Engineering Department
Documents the old Granville Street Bridge, its demolition, and the site of the new bridge. Film documents all stages of construction from 1950 to 1954 to the completion and opening ceremonies of the new bridge. Film also shows the north and south Granville Street approaches to the new bridge. 1954. Item # MI-4
Keywords: bridges; bridge construction; Vancouver
Downloads: 67
[movies]Nanaimo to Vancouver [and Vancouver tourist attractions] - George K. McWilliam
Item is an travelogue film documenting a trip to Vancouver from Nanaimo on a ferry and tourist attractions visited while in Vancouver. Shows Siwash Rock in Stanley Park, Lion's Gate Bridge, the Vancouver skyline, Mount Seymour Lodge, a theatrical production, the Old Indian Wishing Well of Capilano, the Capilano Suspension Bridge, and a Stars on Ice show, featuring Barbara Ann Scott and Michael Kirby...
Keywords: Ferries; Theatre; Bridges; Tourist trade; Stanley Park (Vancouver; B.C.)
Downloads: 101
[movies]The Curse Of The [Gold] Lost Mine - tape #206 - Yaletown Productions Inc.
Feb. 9 [199-]. Item is a copy of original film shot for the docudrama "Curse of the lost gold mine." Includes nature and wildlife scenes with no people in them as well as shots of people hiking with packs and a log cabin. Includes some mountain scenes shot from a helicopter [or airplane]. Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-478
Downloads: 34
[movies]"Everest" - Hi8mm transfer [part 2] - Yaletown Productions Inc.
Sept. 12, 1991. Item is Yaletown Productions Everest September 12, 1991 Hi-8 mm transfer tape two. Contains footage of Everest - Climb for Hope team members riding in a vehicle enjoying the views, playing hacky-sack in a lobby, a meeting about the plan to get the ... ┬╗Everest - Climb for Hope team members and their supplies to base camp, a lightning storm, team members enjoying some snacks in a dining area, Dennis toasts the chefs, everyone enjoys a meal together, scenic view of mountains, a mo...
Downloads: 99
[movies]"Lost Mine" - prods - Yaletown Productions Inc.
Mar. 16, 1994. Film contains raw footage for the film "Curse of the lost gold mine." Images of a shotgun firing. Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-309
Keywords: Firearms
Downloads: 21
[movies]Godfrey's takeoff - Col. Victor and Gertrude Spencer
Item is an amateur film documenting airman Albert Earl Godfrey departing from the Royal Canadian Air Force base at Jericho Beach. [1928?]. Item # MI-34
Keywords: Airplanes; Airports
Downloads: 77
[movies]Lost Mine stills ; 414 ; Stills and Jackson letter shot at carousel - Yaletown Productions Inc.
[1994]. Item is camera original raw footage for "Curse of the Lost Gold Mine." Includes shots of mining photographs from the gold rush era, turn of the twentieth century, as well as canoes, headshots of judges and other photographs deemed potentially relevant for the finished docudrama. Shots of the' Jackson letter' on a black background. Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-483
Downloads: 33
[movies]Regatta Rowing Club July 1st 1936 - Shot by Isabell Louise Spencer.
Item is an amateur film documenting a parade on W. Georgia Street heading west past McDermott Motors Ltd. at 1200 W. Georgia Street, toward Stanley Park. Film documents crowds around houses in the West End, men rowing in Coal Harbour, and the Denman Arena. 1 Jul. 1936. Item # MI-72
Keywords: Parades; Regattas; Rowing; Sports facilities; Houses; West End (Vancouver; B.C.)
Downloads: 79
[movies]Vancouver roll 7 - Yaletown Productions Inc.
1985. Film consists of raw footage used used in the video post card "Vancouver - The World in a City." Footage includes scenes of the Expo Centre with an inukshuk in the foreground, B.C. Place Stadium, the Plaza of Nations, an outdoor swimming pool, an airplane landing, and views of the future grounds of Expo 86. Silent film. Reference code: AM1553-8-S13-: MI-259
Keywords: Buildings; Construction industry; Airplanes; Swimming pools--outdoor; Beaches; Crowds; Tennis; Sailboats; Swimming
Downloads: 46
[movies]Vancouver - The World in a City - Yaletown Productions Inc.
ca. 1980. Item is a promotional film for the city of Vancouver. It features several ariel views of the city and highlights the many acitivies available to enjoy in or near the city. Film also shows the Expo 86 site under construction. Directed and edited by Mike Collier; photography Dave Geddes, Ron Orieux, Tom Rodvik, Tim Sale, John Seale, and Bob Asgeirsson; narrator Art Hives; music Ralph Dyck; technical services Alpha Cine Service and Post Haste Video...
Downloads: 57
[movies]Canadian Coast Guard, Marine Disaster Scene Management "Marine Disaster" - Yaletown Productions Inc.
1990. Item is a sponsored production produced by Yaletown Productions for the Canadian Coast Guard. Reference code: AM1553-8-S10-: MI-366
Downloads: 44
[movies]Dolly Varden Mine 2
Item is an amateur film documenting Mount Dolly Varden and men hiking in the forest, a picnic with competitions including races and tug-of-war, and children playing on a beach. [1928?]. Item # MI-39
Keywords: Picnics; Beaches; Competitions; Mountains--British Columbia
Downloads: 80
[movies]Snowbirds: Come fly with us [English] - Yaletown Entertainment Corp.
1991. Film was a theatrical short produced for the 20th Anniversary of the Canadian Forces Air Demonstration Squadron, The Snowbirds. Yaletown Productions obtained distribution for the film across Canada; it played in theatres as a short before the Demi Moore feature film "Mortal Thoughts" (1991). Produced by Yaletown Productions for the Department of National Defense, Canada. Music by Steven Vitali...
Keywords: Air pilots; Airplanes; Airports; Military; Military training; Crowds; Celebrations
Downloads: 57
[movies]Mike Collier - Workprint - Family-Jason's 1st Birthday Nov 1972 - Jasper-summer 1973 - Michael Collier
1972, 1973. Item is a home movie depicting Jason Collier and a woman in Jasper National Park, Jason with his Birthday cake, Jason and a woman sitting beside a river, Jason throwing rocks, and a mountain sheep on the highway; tourists interacting with the mountain sheep. Reference code: AM1553-1-S2-: MI-575
Keywords: Children; Parks; Women; Views; Mountains; Parties; Celebrations; Rivers; Animals
Downloads: 22
[movies]Lost Mine - Lots Of Sparkle? - [camera rolls] 1-3 - Yaletown Productions Inc.
Nov. 4, 1993. Film contains raw footage for the film "Curse of the Lost Gold Mine". Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-315
Keywords: Aerial photographs; Mountains--British Columbia; Rivers; Helicopters; Snow; Forests
Downloads: 115
[movies]Barbara's wedding [and other events]
Item is an amateur film documenting various family events, including the wedding of Barbara Spencer to Laurence Norman Bruce in Kelowna, B.C. 28 April 1961. Other events include waterskiing, a helicopter ride over the Lion's Gate Bridge, fishing, and another wedding. [28 Apr. 1961]-[1964?]. Item # MI-96
Keywords: Weddings; Families; Family recreation
Downloads: 84
[movies]2 - Mike Collier - San Francisco trip - 1971 - original ECO [Eastman Colour Original] - Michael Collier
1971. Item is a home movie of a holiday to San Francisco. Includes scenes of the ocean, flowers, scenic views, a woman on some outdoor stairs, beach scenes, highway footage taken from a moving vehicle, also some footage of a small settlement with buildings, children playing in the river and some cows [in Mexico?], the film ends with a beach sunset. Reference code: AM1553-1-S2-: MI-588
Keywords: Coasts; Boats and boating; Views; Flowers; Beaches; Highways; Cattle; Children; Rivers; Domestic animals; Mountains
Downloads: 57
[movies]Dog Creek round-up - Shot by Isabell Louise Spencer.
Item is an amateur film documenting roping, tying down, and branding cattle. Film documents men on horseback rounding up cattle, and briefly shows Col. Victor and Gertrude Spencer, and children John Fife and Elizabeth Ann. Accompanying note reads, "Dog Creek Round Up Cattle mostly brand[ing]". Note is ripped. [1936?]. Item # MI-75
Keywords: Cattle; Roping
Downloads: 93
[movies]License To Learn - Yaletown Productions Inc.
1995. Item is a sponsored production produced by Yaletown Productions for Transport Canada. Was produced in English and French, this the English master version. Reference code: AM1553-8-S10-: MI-367
Downloads: 15
[movies][Jersey Farms milk delivery]
Item is a documentary film documenting a horse-drawn Jersey Farms cart delivering milk in Shaughnessy, a Jersey Farms delivery truck delivering milk near Arbutus and Broadway, and the Jersey Farms site at 2256 W. Broadway. [ca. 1940]. Item # MI-10
Keywords: Dairying; Dairy plants
Downloads: 149
[movies]Valley of the grizzly - Tommy Tompkins Wildlife Films
1978. Film was presented by B.C. Hydro and narrated by Tommy Tompkins. Produced and edited by Michael Collier. This educational wildlife film about grizzly bears includes footage of many wild animals and their habitats including: coyotes, wolves, mountain goats, foxes, eagles, common loons, geese, blue heron, cariboo and grizzly bears. Reference code: AM1553-5-S4-: MI-276
Keywords: Mountains--British Columbia; Glaciers; Valleys; Rivers; Lakes and ponds; Animals
Downloads: 191
[movies]Out of Bounds [: A Race to the End of the Earth] [with breaks, master] - Yaletown Productions Inc.
[1998]. Item is a one hour television documentary, narrated by Leslie Nielsen, featuring two Canadian grandmothers in an air race from New Jersey, USA, to the southern tip of South America and back. The story follows the pilots through the trials, dangers, and joys of the race over the course of almost three weeks. Of the nine planes that started, only six complete the race. Written by Barry Gray and Moyra Rodger, director of photograph, Gary Elmer, editors, Tim Reed and Paul Wong, on-line edito...
Keywords: Mountains; Weather; Views; Racing; Airplanes; Airports; Women; Air pilots; Air travel
Downloads: 27
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